Saturday, December 20, 2008

Scientists use PlayStations to create supercomputer

Scientists use PlayStations to create supercomputer

Not only is it an entertainment device, scientists have been able to create a supercomuter out of it!

Recently, two American scientists have created an easy guide on how to build a supercomputer while using Playstation 3 video games.

"The guide, posted online at, allows users with some programming knowledge to install a version of the open-source operating system Linux on the video consoles and connect a number of consoles into a computing cluster or grid."

The researches say this guide could provide a cheaper alternative to renting time on supercomputers to run their simulations.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2008

New Mayor of Vancouver


of the

Vision Vancouver Party

Vancouver's new mayor which carries the tittle of "Your Worship" has vowed to end homelessness around the city where the Winter Olympics will be taking place. I'm interested in how he will do this what kind of plans will he make in order for this to happen? Recently, the government had closed down a hospital for the mentally unstable ,can Gregor Robertson help recover that? I believe he can, he is young and full of ideas. Check out this website for some more info ! :